The Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT, from its Spanish initials) is a public foundation under the Ministry of Science and Innovation. FECYT was founded in 2001 with the aim of promoting scientific research of excellence as well as the development and technological innovation necessary to increase the competitiveness of Spanish industry and improve the quality of life of citizens, encouraging collaboration between agents involved in R & D and the dissemination and communication of research and innovation results.

A Society committed to science as a key value for its development and well-being.

Mission Statement
FECYT aims to strengthen the link between science and society through actions that promote open and inclusive science, scientific culture and education, responding to the needs and challenges of the Spanish Science, Technology and Innovation System.